After the last day of Altaroma 2018 we were pleased by a trunk show made possible by Farnese Gioielli who hosted in their show room in Piazza di Spagna the Haute Couture Designer Robert Abi Nader with his “MIMO Collection”

We were there to report it for you and we had the pleasure to interview both the Haute Couture Designer Robert Abi Nader and Barbara Polli Co-Founder and Jewelry Designer of Farnese Gioielli.


Robert Abi Nader started his fashion steps in 1988; he was the first and youngest Lebanese to attend and graduate from the prestigious Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.

His talents were quickly spotted by Yves Saint Laurent who immediately selected him for an internship at his fashion house. Later on, he honed his skills at other prestigious labels such as Claude Montana and Christian Dior.

Robert Abi Nader was the first Lebanese designer to present a collection during the Haute Couture season in Paris, one of the four official fashion capitals of the world. He single handedly opened the door for his fellow Lebanese designers to follow in his footsteps.

Ever since, Robert Abi Nader has managed to position himself as a major player in the industry deftly reaching icon status with innovative designs that moved fashion forward.From one fashion show to another, his collections gathered an astounding worldwide acclaim earning him the praises of the international fashion critics and extensive media coverage.

Robert Abi Nader has gotten rave reviews from an array of prestigious international fashion magazines.


His designs strike an almost unattainable balance between two contradictory states whimsicality and boldness for the woman who

Robert Abi Nader – Altaroma Giugno 2018
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stands apart from the crowd, high on her femininity and confident in her attitude. They cater to the modern woman on the move; comfortable to wear yet exquisitely put together and oozing femininity through the use of delicate and noble fabrics and elaborate designs that flaunt the body’s curves. Robert Abi Nader affirms: “I admire a woman who knows what she wants and what style suits her. I can pinpoint a woman’s style when I first set eyes on her.”

His work reflects a captivating fusion of material and colors; Robert Abi Nader often incorporates exquisite parts to his designs making them truly unique works of art.

Farnese Jewels “MAISON”

There is a place where you can still find fine Italian jewelry, where one can appreciate its most suitably framed charm and beauty. That place is not made of shiny windows, but of walls treasuring exclusive wisdom. That’s where a heavy door opens, and a unique story comes to life. That’s where the art of designing jewels achieves a purer dimension and takes hold of an ancient ideal: the “personalization” Indeed, luxury was once inseparable from those who flaunted it. The soul of true jewels, indeed, has always emphasized that of the owner. Today, Farnese’s creations preserve such ancient principle, and embody the authenticity, mystery and beauty that only cutting edge jewelry can convey.

Limited Edition

Designer Barbara Polli created a unique collection Farnese Gioielli dedicates its first Limited Edition to all women who want to “be unique”.

Designer Barbara Polli creates 500 special and numbered pieces, available from number 11 to 499.

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